Archives: September2010
  • Review of Silver Borne

    Silver Borne is the fifth book in the Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs. It is currently available in hardcover and will be out in mass market paperback in January 2011. The first four books in the series are Moon Called, Blood Bound, Iron Kissed, and Bone Crossed. River Marked, the next book in the series, is scheduled for publication on January 25, 2011. The day begins mundanely for Mercy Thompson as she works on fixing a car at her […]

  • Review of The Sevenfold Spell

    The Sevenfold Spell by Tia Nevitt 97pp (E-book) My Rating: 7/10 Amazon Rating: 5/5 LibraryThing Rating: 3.5/5 Goodreads Rating: 3.4/5 The Sevenfold Spell is a new novella by Tia Nevitt, who runs the wonderful Debuts & Reviews site. This Sleeping Beauty story is the first in a series of fairy tale retellings called Accidental Enchantments. The next book will be based on Cinderella, and there are plans for books based on Beauty and the Beast and Snow White as well. […]

  • Tia’s Pajama Party Blog Tour & Giveaway: The Sevenfold Spell

    Today I am pleased to welcome Tia Nevitt to celebrate the release of her novella The Sevenfold Spell, the first in a series of fairy tale retellings called Accidental Enchantments. Since Tia is normally only available to comment after business hours, she has been stopping by while in her pajamas, thus the name. For a schedule of all the tour stops, you can see the full list here on her book review site, Debuts & Reviews. Wow. Today is it. […]

  • Coming Up

    There were no books to add to the leaning pile this week, but I just wanted to give a quick update on what is coming up. Tomorrow Tia Nevitt will be here as part of her blog tour for the release of The Sevenfold Spell. She will also be giving away a copy of her book. I’ve read it and it’s a very enjoyable romantic fairy tale based on the story of Sleeping Beauty. For reviews, I’m working on one […]

  • Discussion: The Kate Daniels Series by Ilona Andrews

    For quite a while now, I’ve been thinking I’d like to try to get more book discussions going here. Sometimes in review comments there’s a little bit of discussion about books, but there’s a limit to those conversations since there’s the need to be cryptic or put up big spoiler warnings before talking about a book. So I’m going to try actually doing this and see how it goes, and if I don’t end up merely conversing with myself, I […]

  • Review of An Artificial Night

    An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire 368pp (Paperback) My Rating: 8/10 Amazon Rating: 4.5/5 LibraryThing Rating: 4.45/5 Goodreads Rating: 4.35/5 An Artificial Night is the third book in the October Daye series by Seanan McGuire, this year’s John W. Campbell Award winner for Best New Writer. The first two books in this urban fantasy series about faerie are Rosemary and Rue and A Local Habitation, respectively. There has been a very short wait in between books, and both the fourth […]